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Jul 23, 2010 7:00pm PDT
for help. >> his brother says that he was a 20-year veteran of the u.s. navy with a wife and daughter in the philippines. >>> also in oakland, investigators are looking into armed robbery at a desert and tea shop. they say two masked men robbed nine customers at mr. green bubble just before 11:00 last night taking their purses wallets and electronics and took money from the cash register and no one was hurt. >>> fire crews tackling a one alarm fire say they std across a marijuana growing facility. they were called to an apartment building around 5:15 and they say they were coming from the first floor and quickly spread. a spokesman said they had a tough time getting through the building because it was filled with debris but once they reached the top floor, they found dozens of marijuana plants. >> the third floor had two rooms that made extra room in there and both rooms had plants at different stages, and in full bloom with buds. you could smell it from the street. >> no one was hurt. the cause is still under investigation. fire officials say they're ruling out electrical problem. oa
KICU
Jul 19, 2010 11:30pm PDT
u.s. city, chicago, allows non-citizens to vote in school board elections. >>> coming up with -- what the incident commander is saying about that capped oil well in the gulf and the signs that some oil is still leaking out. >> dramatic and expensive coastal er . >>> federal officials have given b. the okay to leave the valves closed on that containment cap on top of a broken oil well in the gulf of mexico, in spite of signs of leakage. national incident commander allan said the seepage is not a page concern, including one leak coming from the containment cap itself. >> the leak age is occurring in a flange just located right about here. there is no indication at this time that this is any indication of a significant problem in the well bore. we think that was going to happen and we would take immediate action. >> ken fineburg the man picked by bp and president obama to administer the $20 billion compensation fund said fishermen and others losing income would be "crazy" not to join that program. he will be more generous than the courts in awarding monday. >> animal offici
KICU
Jul 15, 2010 11:30pm PDT
. >> reporter: san m ateo's county aferton is one of the most wealthy communities in the u.s. today its quiet streets were anything but. according to the cna the california nurses association, more than 1,100 nurses protested outside the home of the billionaire republican candidate for governor meg whitman. this is what the long line of protesters looked from the air. this is whitman's house. yelling on the streets outside her front fence, a cna actress dressed at queen mega. >> i wish they would stop chattering. >> reporter: and the heavy police presence to keep the streets riot free. >> she didn't bother to vote in 28 years. >> reporter: whitman's announced plans to lay off 40,000 state workers and streamline business and labor rules would undoubtedly hurt nurses. >> the nurses, nurses take care of the most vulnerable. >> reporter: whitman wasn't home today, she was campaigning in southern california. but her campaign put us in touch with two nurses who say whitman would be good for rn's. >> reporter: you support whitman? >> yes, from the beginning. >> she means a whole state, she's not cut
KICU
Jul 20, 2010 11:30pm PDT
expected oil pressure inside the cap. >>> the scientific teams from the u.s. government and bp and other industry experts and missions continue to talk about the pressure difference in the well and the sources for that that continues to be the main point of discussion. >> also today, a bp employee who worked on the well testified that his told his boss about a hydraulic fluid leak from a critical safety device but doesn't know if federal supervisors were notified. >>> ktvu has followed solar's military career for five years now, tonight rita williams has an update. >> reporter: the war in afghanistan is 7,400 miles away from safe gated rossmoore. but for pat solar, it's as close as a computer. >> i'm not going to put my face in sand, i want to know if she's in danger. >> reporter: he is her son. in the seventh month of serving. we first met pat solar and kyle a short while after kyle enlisted. inspired by his grandfather. >> it was 9/11 that was our pearl harbor. >> reporter: solar hasn't just grown up in the army, he's excelled in it. the audi murphy award, the patterson award, two purp
KICU
Jul 25, 2010 11:30pm PDT
as the company's ceo. u.s. government sources confirm the oil giant is replacing the embattled executive whose handling of the oil disaster became a pr disaster. ktvu's deborah villalon is live with who is said to be replacing him. deborah? >> reporter: well, his ouster has been rumored before, maureen but this time it seems solid. tony hayward will get his life back after all. >> there is no one wants this over i would like my life back. >> reporter: his most infamous gaff the big chief in the early weeks of the disaster also called it a small spill compared to the size of the gulf. and said he didn't believe scientists who detected large plumes of oil polluting down deep. >> he went -- right after the explosion he went out and he has been dealing with the response ever since. >> reporter: just last month bp's chairman was still defending hayward even as he replaced him with american executive bob dudly as the point man on cleanup. dudly could now succeed hayward as ceo. >> mr. hayward this is a picture of an oiled pelican. >> the end may have been written when hayward went before a congressi
KICU
Jul 23, 2010 11:30pm PDT
of u.s. forces in afghanistan [ inaudible ] . >> because of the few decisions that he made on the battlefield but he cherished his life as a soldier. he was forced to resign his post in afghanistan last month after making disparaging remarks about the obama administration in a magazine article. >>> in a sign of economic recovery, ford today reported a big surge in second quarter revenue and profit. the automaker said its sales from april 1st to june 30th were up $4 billion from the year before and the profits surged 13%. in california auto dealers reported today that new car sales overall jumped 23 percent in the first half of this year with the biggest gains coming in just the past three months. wall street responded to those car sales numbers finishing an up week with a winning day. the dow gained 102 appoint, the nasdaq 23. word that major european banks passed the financial stress test and a rise in the euro also boosted the confidence in the global economy. >>> someone has cut down or destroyed dozens of trees in golden gate park. coming up the reward that is now poste
KICU
Jul 26, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. >> reporter: there is reaction around the world to manage because of confidential u.s. military documents. some 90,000 pages of documents posted on an unusual website. scott mcfarlane reports on washington from the breech. >> you probably have never heard about this before but they are reading wikileaks.org it came as no surprise to this man. >> the american people are not. they have seen the chaos broke in afghanistan and there is no clear reason why. >> they say they have an ax to grind and have an ugly picture indicating they are clapping with the television also indicating u.s. military were operating shorthand, short on resources and they say recent tropes surges is a remedy that problem. >> for years and years more troops were needed and had been requested by the commanding general but no troops were forthcoming and that is why the president increased our number of troops heading into an important election. >> reporter: they say much of what was posted on the web site is old news or not surprising to anyone who has followed the war in afghanistan but the blood that was so popular t
KICU
Jul 28, 2010 7:00pm PDT
and will continue to cooperate with the district attorney. >> please save the woman is a naturalized u.s. citizens in the other woman is from the philippines. both are being held in jail tonight each on $1 million bail and right now san francisco police say they are facing the women's bank accounts and trying to find out if any money was sent overseas. reporting live, jana katsuyama, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the driver of the submit truck lost control today and the driver said he was delivering a load of concrete and hit a tree and a power pole before coming to rest. the driver suffered minor injuries and pg&e said 1500 customers lost power until 145 this afternoon. >>> ac transit says it is considering a new that could affect thousands of bus writer is a. they are facing a $56 million deficit and says it needs union workers to improve contract concessions in negotiations stalled last month they imposed a controversial new contract on the drivers and members of the union objects to the new work rules and shift changes and says the contract was imposed about 150 to 200 employees have been calling
KICU
Jul 28, 2010 11:30pm PDT
spills in u.s. history. bp says it is preparing to permanently seal the blown out well by pumping mud and cement into a relief well that has been drilled. officials hope to complete the operation called static kill by monday. federal officials stressed to that the response is far from over. national commander admiral allan is in louisiana meeting with parish presidents to address their concerns about the cleanup, fisheries restoration and financial restitution. >>> a new poll released just an hour ago release californians have reeked strongly to that massive oil spill in the gulf of mexico. only 36% of those surveyed by the public institute said they support more drilling off the california coast. 59% are opposed to new drilling. that opposition has jumped 16% since the bp oil disaster. on a separate energy issue, the ppic poll found the majority of californians do not support construction of new nuclear power plants. 44% support the building of new plants. 49% oppose them. the issue is partisan. most republicans support nuclear power while most democrats opposing it. we have also bee
KICU
Jul 24, 2010 11:30pm PDT
along the u.s.- mexico border. authorities say the drug cartel had recently moved some of its operations to san diego where 27 people were arrested. others charged include current and former mexican law enforcement officials. >> this rico conspiracy involves both state and fed criminal violations, some of the worst on the books, murders, kidnappings, robberies, drug trafficking and money laundering. >> the rico act allows for harsher punishment. >> down 60 police officers. we'll show you how oakland residents are working to keep their streets safe. >> and words of warning, those of you who grow grapes, what people are being asked to do >>> two 13-year-olds were shot. patty lee reports. >> up and down and to the -- back to the wallet. >> reporter: in east oakland, more than 100 boys took an al day crash course on how to man up. >> when you were younger and just realizing what you wanted to do. >> reporter: the man up conference was organized by hundred black men. it's designed to help kids who lack adult role models. >> our goal is to plant seeds that older brothers and younger brothers c
KICU
Jul 27, 2010 11:30pm PDT
this morning at u.s. forest service land near the county line separating mendecino and akima county. one man was killed the other escaped. mendecino county authorities say they are finding unusually large amounts of marijuana this year. >>> and warships powered across the water on day two of joint u.s. south korean military exercises. one group practiced live fire training on an abandoned submarine. china responded today with a rocket drill. today is the 57th anniversary of the truce that ended the korean war. >>> in mexico, newspapers published a picture today proported to be of a missing presidential candidate. the man is blindfolded and holding up a newspaper with the date of his kidnapping. >>> in brazil, a truck raid ended abruptly after one driver lost control. his truck plowed over the other one tearing both of them apart. the tire lost its tire and landed on it roof. one of the drivers did need help climbing out of the twisted wreckage. >>> could three life guards on duty have done more to save a child. the death of >>> we have just received word into the ktvu newsroom of a deadly ac
KICU
Jul 29, 2010 11:30pm PDT
be separated. >> reporter: demonstrators are protesting the arizona law and the program now in use in many u.s. cities including san francisco. it gives federal immigration agents access to a state data base of fingerprints taking at county jail. making it easy to find undocumented immigrants. >> we are here to protest those laws that target individuals. >> if we get notified of level two or three offenders that are in jail we're still going to do our job and check them out and if so put them in proceedings or remove them. >> reporter: many protesters told us illegal immigrants are hard workers who deserve the chance to live here legally. this man brought his sons so they can see their roots. >> when my mother came, she was like everybody else. she finally got her paper and luckily i was born here. >> reporter: the protest was large but peaceful. reporting live in san francisco's mission district, amber lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> our coverage turns to mike mibach with the other side of this issue. >> reporter: the other side was quite clear, time to put the politics to the side and secure t
KICU
Jul 16, 2010 7:00pm PDT
too low. >>> appeal court in switzerland restored olympic medals stripped from a group of u.s. relay runners in the 2000 sidney games. the sprinters lost their gold and bronze medals of their team mait admitted she was using performance enhancing drugs. but their decision to disqualify the entire team was unfair sings no rules were in place to disqualify teammates because of doping by one athlete. >>> the nation's largest supplier and maker of artificial turf is going to remove lead from their product. the state of california sued two georgia-based companies in 2008 for violating proposition 65. tests found lead levels in the artificial turf that are more than 10 times higher than what's allowed. in addition to removing the lead, the companies agreed to proi replacement fields at a discount. >>> new details on a heart-wrenching story near tracy. coming up, what investigators are planning to do after five horses died from dehydration. >> the state's first cases of west nile virus found because people did this. that story still ahead. >> and it was a little bit cooler today. your weeke
KICU
Jul 19, 2010 7:00pm PDT
and the government and he says the u.s. should lead the world in creating the green technology and chairs the environment and public works committee pitchy says federal money has been providing training for workers in the green industries. >>> late today ibm reported earnings of $2.61 a share beating forecasts but revenues totalling $21.7 billion fell slightly short of what analysts were hoping for a. shares were off about 4% after the close. >>> the doubt and nasdaq started the week with gains. the dow industrials closed 56 points higher and nasdaq gained 19 p this is a big week for corporate earnings and a strong report from halliburton led the energy sector. >>> san francisco could expect an economic boom if it hopes posts the next america's cup race. it came out today. the race would be held in 2013 or 2014 and could pump $1.4 billion into the bay area's economy and that is three times more than what the super bowl would bring. the report says the race would generate 9,000 jobs. >>> coming up on bay area news at 7:00, a fire in the south bay reasons concerns about safety. parents reac
KICU
Jul 21, 2010 7:00pm PDT
grow the economy by about 3% this year but bernanke said that u.s. housing market remains weak. >>> wall street turned negative. the dow industrials ended with a triple digit lost in the nasdaq -- and the nasdaq lost 35-point. >>> for a piece by piece guide on how it affects you, click the business tabbed just below the banner on our homepage ktvu.com at. >>> police released video today of a man and woman suspected in of shooting appeared the man was gunned down in the parent robbery on webster street and the surveillance footage was captured by cameras at a nearby office building could they identified the subject as a man and woman african-american and he was in town for a job interview at google the next day. >>> santa clara county sheriff's deputies shot a suspect on a remote area near the santa clara day county alameda county line and it was a joint operation involving both county law enforcement. officials say when deputies approached the pot farm they encountered someone who they believe was armed and the incident is being investigated. >>> accused 583 freeway shooter mad
KICU
Jul 27, 2010 7:00pm PDT
california lead in hate crime incidents. >> a shooting on the u.s. holocaust memorial in washington dc, vandalism on the memorial in san francisco, according to the defamation league, they are 2 of the 211 incidents reported in 2009. >> it comes back to intolerance, racism the new audit led the nation with 275 incidents last year. new york, new jersey and florida followed. rabbi stephen pierce is talking about the heavily secured street in san francisco. the rabbi says the high number of incidents in california could be attributed to the economy. when times are tough, he says, people look for someone to blame. >> they choose a convenient target. they're very visible, high profile society. >> the regional director of the defamation league agrees with the rabbi about his economic theory. she says more and more youth are being targeted. >> we see something on facebook where someone will create a page about a student. or a student will log in and look at their wall to see this. >> she said it's about education at home and in the schools. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an 8% group in consumer con
KICU
Jul 29, 2010 7:00pm PDT
evening. it's thursday, jewel 29th. this is bay area news at 7:00. it's a shocking allegation, a u.s. senator says thousand of military graves at arlington national cemetery may be mismarked. we wanted to know if the problem extends to other military graveyards. we are live with news of a key difference. >> reporter: well, for many military families, just the idea of someone's remains being mishandled is disturbing and what happened in arlington is raising questions about whether it could happen at other national cemeteries. stars and stripes fly over a feel of green. but today, a sha key of -- shadow of doubt was cast during a congressional hearing. >>> at a cover serve tiff estimate, 4900 to 66,000 graves may be unmarked, improperly marked or mis. >> reporter: the hearing was held after a report last month revealed poor record keeping and a lack of oversite by the staff. today the former superintendent apologized. >> i accept full responsibility for the actions of my team. >> reporter: the issue has raised concern nationwide. >> i think it's disrespectful to the families that there
KICU
Jul 16, 2010 11:30pm PDT
>>> good evening, everyone. i'm frank somerville >> and i'm julie haener. >> the u.s. defense department says that a roadside bomb in afghanistan has killed a 21- year-old soldier from napa. army specialist chase stanley graduated from napa soldier. he was among four soldiers who died in wednesday's explosion. ktvu's amber lee has the story. >> reporter: friends tell us that chase stanley enlisted in the army while he was a senior here at napa high. he left for the military four years ago and was due to be discharmed this summer. >> he was deployed in 2007. >> he remembers his goal of joining the army part of his adventurous spirit and recklessness. >> you know, he was an amazing kid. you put in front of him and he had to get up in three seconds and do something. >> reporter: he had already served 15 months in iraq when he was deployed to afghanistan in december after the army extended his tour. friends say that stanley was ready to come home but was willing to do more to serve his country. >> that's something that he thought was courageous and a man should do. that's somethin
KICU
Jul 21, 2010 11:30pm PDT
wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> one day after breaking a republican filly buster, the u.s. senate today passed a bill extending unemployment benefits to an estimated $-- 2.5 million out of work americans. they will extend benefits to those unemployed for more than six months whose benefits have expired. it is expected to affect 400,000 unemployed californians. the measure now heads to the house which is expected to approve it tomorrow. >> governor schwarzenegger named his nominee today for california supreme court chief justice. and it is an historic choice. the governor nominated a philippine owe 50-year-old state appellate judge tani cantill-sakauye. she would succeed chief justice ronald george stepping down in january. her colleagues reacted with excitement to the news. >> and it was inspiring, frankly. because she is such a remarkable injureist, such a remarkable person. and she has been such a joy to work with. >>> cantil must be confirmed by the state commission on judicial appointments and then her nomination go before voters on the november ballot. >>> a prominent california ch
KICU
Jul 22, 2010 11:30pm PDT
words. >>> a new study indicates americans are living longer but till trail behind europeans and a u.s. magazine. the general -- >>> it appears an automated system is to blame for removing a controversial post from former alaskan governor palin. the quote was titled, 3q pre rinsing your dishes is frustrating. especially if you are not happy with the results after the wash. but now pre rinsing is a thing of the past. finish quantumatic is a revolutionary new detergent dosing system. that knows when to release advance detergent and power max bleach. to blast away hard to remove stains. so powerful there's no need to pre rinse for 12 washes. new quantumatic. only from finish. the diamond standard. get a $3 off coupon at finishdishwashing.com >>> the water is back on tonight in a richmond neighborhood cut off when a water main broke and flooded four homes. the line snapped just before 4:00 a.m. on francisco way. east bay mud says 4,200-gallons of water gushed from the pipe. >>> mark is off tonight, fred inglis filling in. since the all star break the giants have been hot. >> and they foun
KICU
Jul 26, 2010 11:30pm PDT
camp tonight proves through we are about to have a diva convention this upcoming season. >>> pile on u.s. more trouble for the school's football program as the titans are suing the school and coach lane kiffin for quote maliciously luring away assistant running bag coach. pola had a clause in his contract with them that required hip to have written permission before speaking to any other team about a possible job. kissen where he seems to go trouble finds him. >> mark, thank you. that is our report
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